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Fair Trade Takes Over the Whole Foods Produce Section

Last month Whole Foods introduced more fruits and vegetables certified by Oakland-based Fair Trade USA. Fair trade watermelon will be an ethical treat…
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Clif Bar Celebrates Its 20th Birthday With LEED Platinum Headquarters

Clif Bar, the granddaddy of the modern day energy bar, has been sustainably celebrating its 20th birthday this year. The company’s latest accomplishment…
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Why Fair Trade Means Protecting the Environment, Too

When people think of Fair Trade, they might think of fair prices for farmers, better labor standards, or maybe even safe working conditions…
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10 Ways Walmart is Failing on Sustainability: Can It Improve?

To help people better evaluate Walmart’s claims of being a green leader, Food & Water Watch and the Institute for Local Self-Reliance have…
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Two Cool New Green Projects on IndieGogo

One great new project is an expansion of an organic cane juice business.
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H&M, The Ethical Fast Fashion Leader?

H&M, the global fast fashion leader, has ramped up its corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts in recent years, improving performance on labor and…
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Dr. Bronner’s Audacious Activism Is Refreshingly Authentic

Dr. Bronner’s, like its founder, Emanuel Bronner, is a story of a company’s great highs and the lowest of lows.
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Project Repat Reinvents Your Old Garments, Pays Fair Wages in US

We all have old, well loved garments that never get worn anymore. Project Repat now offers an option to reinvigorate them via custom…
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Probiotics Reign at Natural Products Expo West

For the natural foods connoisseur, the Natural Products Expo in Anaheim is a fascinating look at an industry that has soared from fringe…

Organic Equivalence Deal Affords International Markets for Organic Producers

A transatlantic organic equivalence arrangement has been negotiated between representatives from the US Department of Agriculture and EU Agriculture and Regional Development department,…
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Honest By: New Fashion Label with 100% Transparency Policy

New sustainable fashion brand Honest By launches with a 100 percent transparency policy that reveals the full picture of how its clothes are…
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Millets Need a Comeback for a More Sustainable Indian Diet

In India, millets have formed the core of the everyday diet for millenia. However after the Green Revolution, subsidies for wheat and rice,…
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Clif Bar Family Foundation Announces Grant for Organic Plant Breeding

The Clif Bar Company has always integrated CSR into its business model. The company only consists of 250 people, but it operates on a much…
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Can Corporate Sponsorship Make Organics Affordable to All?

For the most part, organic food is expensive. The main criticism of organic is that it’s an elitist movement and leaves poor people…
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Source4Style Makes Sustainable Materials Sourcing Fashionable

Source4Style is using the Internet to facilitate commerce between two groups that are disconnected in the global marketplace – the leading sustainable suppliers…